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Fralin Name Meaning

French: nickname for a frail timorous person, from a derivative of Old French fraile ‘frail’, from Latin fragilis ‘frail’, ‘brittle’. Altered spelling of German Freiling, a status name from Middle High German vrilinc ‘freed man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Frain, Fain, Falin, Rain, Rapin, Raglin, Fallin, Palin, Train, Valin

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Where is the Fralin family from?

You can see how Fralin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fralin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fralin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Fralin families living in Ontario. This was about 36% of all the recorded Fralin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Fralin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fralin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fralin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fralin. 45% of Fralin men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Fralin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fralin were Farm Laborer and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    37%
  • House Wife
    28%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Saleslady
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fralin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fralin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 110 immigration records available for the last name Fralin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 406 military records available for the last name Fralin. For the veterans among your Fralin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fralin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fralin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fralin in 1955 was 23, and 85 in 2004.

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